WUSA is here to offer you information, resources and support to ensure you have the tools you need.

Election & Referendum Procedures

First things first, make sure you review the Elections & Referenda Procedures to learn about your budget*, rules for campaigning, allegations and appeals, and more.

*WUSA will cover the cost of running a campaign for WUSA Executive and Students' Council candidates. Senate candidates can find  budget information in Senate Bylaw 3 (see section 2.02c) opens an external site .

Allegations & Appeals

Stay up-to-date on any allegations during the election.

You’re disqualified if you reach 11 points – check out point values in Elections & Referenda Procedures.

Marketing Resources

Remember all the fun things we talked about at the All Candidates Meeting? Good memories. Everything you need is right here, as promised.

Candidate Elections Logo:

Make sure this logo is used on your campaign posters, we also encourage you to use it on any other printed campaign materials.

vote.wusa.ca graphic

Download Full Colour: Elections Logo - PNG
Download White Version: Elections White Logo - PNG

Candidate Information:

Don’t forget to submit your information to ensure you’re featured on our site and included in any print materials.

Candidate Information Form Referendum Committee Information Form

While there is no deadline to submit this information, remember that these pages are being promoted from the start of campaign period right until the end. It can take up to three business days for your information to be uploaded to the site. In order to guarantee your information is included in any WUSA print materials be sure to submit before the date stated at the All Candidates Meeting.

Poster Printing and Rules:

We are happy to provide printing services for candidates in the WUSA election.

Submit your request.
Log into request.wusa.ca with your uwaterloo email address to submit your design request through “Marketing Requests” and then select the side tab “Candidate Print Request”.
Note: for legitimacy purposes, you must submit your request using the uwaterloo email address you provided to the elections support staff.

Include the following details.

  • A PDF attachment containing the file you want printed.
  • Candidate name or team this is being billed to 
  • How many would you like printed? 
  • What paper size would you like it printed on? We have:
    • Letter – 8 ½” x 11”
    • Legal – 8 ½” x 14”
    • Tabloid – 11” x 17"
  • Would you like the printing to be in black & white or colour? 
  • Any other relevant details? 

Our Marketing team will contact you, to ask any questions via email, and let you know when you can pick up your printed materials. Please allow for 24 business hours for print requests, we will respond to your request when posters are ready for pick up.

Please pick up your printed materials at the WUSA office (SLC 1116) during regular business hours: Mon-Fri 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Printing Prices

$0.09 - 8.5" x 11" - Black & White
$0.20 - 8.5" x 11" - Colour

$0.09 - 8.5" x 14" - Black & White
$0.20 - 8.5" x 14" - Colour

$0.17 - 11" x 17" - Black & White
$0.39 - 11" x 17" – Colour

Poster Rules at Waterloo

Posters and other promotional materials are allowed at the discretion of Waterloo Plant Operations

  • Review Plant Operations policies Opens an external site 
  • Don't hang things up on walls or surfaces with harmful materials, such as duct tape or glue, for example. Clear plastic/packing tape is not permissible on most surfaces, so be sure to use masking tape.
  • Make sure the logo is visible on your posters
  • Don’t forget to leave time to clean-up your campaign materials on results day!